To the uninitiated, the genus Clostridium is likely more to be associated with disease than biotechnology. In this volume, we have sought to remedy this misconception by compiling aseries of chapters which, together, provide a practically-oriented handbook of the biotechnologie potential of the genu...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Minton, Nigel P. (Editor), Clarke, David J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1989, 1989
Edition:1st ed. 1989
Series:Biotechnology Handbooks
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Taxonomy and Phylogeny
  • 2 Introduction to the Physiology and Biochemistry of the Genus Clostridium
  • 3 Genetics of Clostridium
  • 4 Solvent Production
  • 5 Acetogenic and Acid-Producing Clostridia
  • 6 Bioconversions
  • 7 Clostridial Enzymes
  • 8 Toxigenic Clostridia